WeWriWa #3: The Game


Here’s an excerpt from a new story of mine for this weekend’s weekend writing warriors  I’m hoping to send it off to a sci-fi/fantasy mag.

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The problem with most people, Ma’lark the Halfling thought, as he applied buttermilk colored foam to the bank’s plaster wall in front of him, is that they’re stupid.  They think, for instance, that just because the most advanced machine around is the crossbow, people shouldn’t know how to make explosives.

He smirked and finished placing the foam.  He stepped back to admire his handiwork, and couldn’t help but smirk even wider.  The foam was arranged in a pattern to look like a caricature of him, giving a very condescending thumbs up.  He chuckled to himself as he took a fuse out of his rucksack and stuck it into his foamy doppelganger’s foot.

It’s ridiculous, really.  Explosives are just simple chemistry. 

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Thanks for reading!

Put those cookies down, Dora!


Well, its almost time for spring break and as everyone knows, the best thing to do during spring break is to sit on a beach and READ!!!  But since I’ve read all of the harry potter books like 5 times already reading has become boring and so I have taken it upon myself to go on a crusade to rekindle the long dormant spark of reading in the youth of America.

READ DAMN IT!! REEEAAAD!!!!

So I asked myself, what do people want?  People want what they can’t have.  What cant children have?  Violence, because it isnt allowed.  What do people like?  TV.   What do children want?  Violent TV.  Just look at DBZ or Power Rangers or 24 or something.  All of them are TV shows for children and all of them are super violent and/or awesome.  What is the most awesome/violent thing ever?  Arnold Schwarzeneggar!  I had inadvertently stumbled upon the perfect formula for the most winningst show EVER.  Just take any old kid’s TV show, and put Arnold Schwarzeneggar as the main character!

My first target: Dora The Explora.  Not only does Dora’s poor title pronunciation (it’s supposed to rhyme with her name) anger my spleen, but her swarthy latin charm makes her immensely popular with millions of younglings.

Bender

Pictured: Swarthy Latin Charm

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SCRIPT:

ARNOLD THE EXPLARNOLD: STAR MOUNTAIN

Scene opens with Arnold  a monkey wearing boots, named Boots, standing infront of some illustrated foliage on a road apparently made of sand.

Arnold: Hallo, ich bin Arnold!

Boots: And im Boots!

Arnold (glaring angrily at boots momentarily before looking at the camera): I just got a present from my grandma.  Do you like presents?

Glares at camera for a second, as if waiting for someone to respand

Arnold (angry): I SAID DO YOU LIKE PRESENTS??????

Pulls a package out from behind him and opens it.  It is a really girly necklace.

Arnold: GNAAAAAH!  Grandma, what the hell???

Hurls necklace onto the top of a nearby mountain with a giant star on the top of it, creatively named star mountain.  Suddenly a hissing sound is heard

Boots: Oh no arnold, it sounds like swiper!  (Turning to camera) That sneaky fox will steal anything!  If you see swiper, say swiper!

Goofy music plays as swiper, a masked fox, appears from behind a bush, rustling the leaves.

Arnold: NYAAAAAHHH!!!!

Hurls a machete at swiper, which connects and pins him to a tree

Arnold (coyly): Stick around.

Swiper (bleeding): You’re too late!  You’ll never find your necklace now.  You should just give up, right?

Arnold reches behind his back and pulls out a grenade launcher.  He levels the weapon at swiper

Arnold (deadpan): Wrong.

Arnold fires.  The explosion is quite large and destroys most of the foliage.  Boots is flung back several feet and knocked of his…boots…

A slightly burnt piece f paper floats down on top of boots.  Boots examines it.

Boots (awestruck): Arnold, it’s a letter from your grandma!  She says that since she forgot your birthday for the past 30 years, she sent you her necklace worth $350,000!!!

Arnold falls to his knees and shakes his fists at the sky.

Arnold (enraged): NYAAAAAH!  I really love that necklace!

Boots (hopeful): Dont worry arnold, we’ll get your necklace back!  Right?

Arnold (pulling the machete from the tree): Wrong.

Cuts Boots in half.  Turns and looks at the camera.

Arnold: You will help me, wont you children?

Waits.

Arnold: FINE!!! I AM BETTER ON MY OWN ANYWAY!!!!1111!!1!11!

Arnold heads up the path towards star mountain.  Ahead is a giant star archway.

Arnold: Now children, when we reach the star portal, the star explorers will come out and ask us why we have come.  We will set a trap for them.  Can you say plastic explosive?

Arnold scatters blocks of c4 around the area, and then enters the archway. Immediatly a brilliant stream of colorful and goofy looking stars fly towards him and circle around the immediate area.  One nerdy looking star approaches arnold.

Richter: Hello fellow explorer!  My names Richter, the seismologist star!  Youre just in time for the annual Star Party!  Great timing!  Could I see your invitation?

Arnold, who had pulled out a cigarette case during this conversation, causually lifts the case as if it were a detonator.

Arnold: Sure, here’s my invitation.

Presses a secret button on the container.  C4 erupts all around him, destroying all of the stars and wounding Richter, who flies off to the top of the mountain, screaming

Arnold: See you at the party, Richter.  Now, kinder, we need to figure out how to get up this mountain.  What do we have that gives us directions?

Waits

Arnold: IT’S THE MAP YOU IDIOTS!  SAY IT NOW!  MAP MAP MAP!!!!  SAY IT!  SAY IT NOW!

A map with a face and stuff appears out of nowhere and begins to sing

Map (singing): Im a map im a map im a….

Arnold: SHUT UP!  How do I get up star mountain ?

Map (terrified): You…you just follow the path.  Boots should know… where’s boots?

Arnold: He had to split.

Arnold crumples up the map and shoves it into his pocket.  He marches down the path, kicking  cute little star rocks out of the way and crushing a happy looking grasshopper that started to sing as he passed.  He quickly reaches an area completely covered with fog.

Arnold: GNYAAAAAHHH!!!  How can I see with this fog blocking my path??!?!?!?

A star flies in and swirls around in the air, eventually producing a fan.  It’s Helpy, the tool star!  Arnold shoots it and takes the fan

Arnold: Thanks.

Arnold blows the fog away and continues on the path.  He eventually makes it to the top of star mountain, where it appears that a party was hastily cancelled.  Cakes and banners litter the floor.  There is no one around.  Suddenly swiper appears with a bandaged abdomen, flying through the air on a snow board.  He is headed straight for the necklace!!!!

Swiper: Nyaah Nyaah Nyaah!  The necklace is mine.

Arnold quickly pulls out a stinger missile launcher and locks on to swiper.

Arnold: You’re fired.

Fires the missile as swiper reaches the top of the star, where the necklace is lodged.  Swiper explodes into 1000 pieces as the necklace flies through the air, landing perfectly in arnold’s open palm.

Arnold: He got so worked up about swiping that necklace…he fell to pieces!

Fin

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Tht script got me so pumped that I drop kicked some kid who came into the gym when i finished it!

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